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Royal Babylon

The Alarming History of European Royalty

by Karl Shaw

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Virgin Publishing .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Biography: general,
  • Rank & titles,
  • Reference,
  • Genealogy,
  • Biography & Autobiography,
  • History - General History,
  • Biography/Autobiography,
  • Europe,
  • Royalty,
  • Europe - General,
  • Historical - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7987404M
    ISBN 100753503603
    ISBN 109780753503607
    OCLC/WorldCa40645639

    The Two Babylons, subtitled Romanism and its Origins, is a religious pamphlet published in by the Presbyterian Free Church of Scotland theologian Alexander Hislop (–65).. Its central theme is the argument that the Catholic Church is the Babylon of the Apocalypse which is described in the Bible. The book delves into the symbolism of the image which is described in the Book of. Royally dishing on hundreds of years of dubious behavior, Royal Babylon chronicles the manifold appalling antics of Europe's famous families, behavior that rivals the characters in an Aaron Spelling television series. Here, then, are the insane kings of Spain, one of whom liked to wear sixteen pairs of gloves at one time; the psychopathic.

    Royal Babylon: The Alarming History of European Royalty eBook: Karl Shaw: : Kindle Store/5(68). Royally dishing on hundreds of years of dubious behavior, Royal Babylon chronicles the manifold appalling antics of Europe's famous families, behavior that rivals the characters in an Aaron Spelling television series. Here, then, are the insane kings of Spain, one of whom liked to wear sixteen pairs of gloves at one time; the psychopathic /5(8).

    Royal Babylon. , History - 72 min Comments. That the royal family should be given the run of some wider pasturage – a royal Whipsnade. she should be something consigned to the history books -thing is she aint- she is a symptom of massive group irrationality that promotes a culture of inbreeding, mutant lunatics who are /10().   But whether Romanov or Windsor, Habsburg or Hanover, these extravagant lifestyles, financed as they were by the royals' badgered subjects, bred the most wonderfully offbeat and disturbingly unbelievable tales - and Karl Shaw has collected them all in this hysterically funny and compulsively readable book. Royal Babylon is history, but not as /5(6).


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Royal Babylon is another collection about misbehaving royals, and many of the stories are oldies but goodies, but this book paid more attention to the German/ English history; clarifying the whole Saxe-Coburg-Teck-Hohenzollern-Windsor crew/5(86).

Royal Babylon lays out in verse form what Williams calls 'the criminal record of the British Monarchy.' It is a short but powerful book, detailing the ways in which the Queen and her family have made headlines over the years by activities and connections which, time and again, have shown poor judgment, demeaning behavior, or a lack of compassion.5/5(8).

Royal Babylon is like TMZ of royal families; an expose of the last three centuries of Europe's most dysfunctional dynasties from the Hanoverian monarch of Great Britain, Hohenzollern dynasty (Prussia and Germany), the Alphonsos of Spain to Louis XIV of France/5.

Royal Babylon lays out in verse form what Williams calls 'the criminal record of the British Monarchy.' It is a short but powerful book, detailing the ways in which the Queen and her family have made headlines over the years by activities and connections which, time and again, have shown poor judgment, demeaning behavior, or a lack of : Skyscraper Publications.

Covering over a thousand years of royal history, this fascinating book tells the often turbulent story of a nation and an empire through those privileged few who came to embody it.

In the process, author Matt Richardson has succeeded in highlight all the triumphs, tragedies, and of course the scandals that are central to this rich heritage. But whether Romanov or Windsor, Habsburg or Hanover, these extravagant lifestyles, financed as they were by the royals' badgered subjects, bred the most wonderfully offbeat and disturbingly unbelievable tales - and Karl Shaw has collected them all in this hysterically funny and compulsively readable book.

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Royal Babylon is another collection about misbehaving royals, and many of the stories are oldies but goodies, but this book paid more attention to the German/ English history; clarifying the whole Saxe-Coburg-Teck-Hohenzollern-Windsor crew/5(51).

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Clason that dispenses financial advice through a collection of parables set 8, years ago in ancient Babylon. The book remains in print almost a century after the parables were originally published, Author: George S.

Clason. Royal Babylon is another collection about misbehaving royals, and many of the stories are oldies but goodies, but this book paid more attention to the German/ English history; clarifying the whole Saxe-Coburg-Teck-Hohenzollern-Windsor crew/5(54).

Or which czar, upon discovering his wife's infidelity, had her lover decapitated and the head, pickled in a jar, placed at her bedside?Royally dishing on hundreds of years of dubious behavior, /5(8).

But whether Romanov or Windsor, Habsburg or Hanover, these extravagant lifestyles, financed as they were by the royals' badgered subjects, bred the most wonderfully offbeat and disturbingly unbelievable tales - and Karl Shaw has collected them all in this hysterically funny and compulsively readable book.

Royal Babylon is history, but not as they teach it in school, and it /5(22). Karl Shaw Royal Babylon Similar books. Royal Babylon: The Alarming History of European Royalty.

by Karl Shaw. avg. rating Ratings. An uproarious, eye-opening history of Europe's notorious royal houses that leaves no throne unturned and will make you glad you live in a democracy.

About Royal Babylon. An uproarious, eye-opening history of Europe’s notorious royal houses that leaves no throne unturned and will make you glad you live in a democracy. Do you want to know which queen has the unique distinction of being the only known royal kleptomaniac.

Or which empress kept her dirty underwear under lock and key. Karl Shaw wrote and illustrated for UK newspapers and magazines for several years before working in advertising and marketing. He now lives in Staffordshire, England, where he has channeled a misdirected education into several books including Royal Babylon: The Alarming History of European Royalty, 5 People Who Died During Sex, Curing Hiccups with Small Fires: A Miscellany of /5().

Directed by Alan Cox, Margaret Cox. With Alan Cox. A video polemic, based on Heathcote Williams' investigative poem 'Royal Babylon: The Criminal Record of the British Monarchy' - /10(23).

But whether Romanov or Windsor, Habsburg or Hanover, these extravagant lifestyles, financed as they were by the royals' badgered subjects, bred the most wonderfully offbeat and disturbingly unbelievable tales - and Karl Shaw has collected them all in this hysterically funny and compulsively readable book.

Royal Babylon is history, but not as they teach it in school, and it /5(6). Karl Shaw's "Royal Babylon" is a fascinating read, but I was less interested in the constant sexual excesses endemic in the royal houses all over Europe than in the author's iconoclastic remarks about broadly admired royal figures who had feet of clay/5(6).

But whether Romanov or Windsor, Habsburg or Hanover, these extravagant lifestyles, financed as they were by the royals' badgered subjects, bred the most wonderfully offbeat and disturbingly unbelievable tales - and Karl Shaw has collected them all in this hysterically funny and compulsively readable book.

Royal Babylon is history, but not as Author: Karl Shaw. Royal Babylon lays out in verse form what Williams calls 'the criminal record of the British Monarchy.' It is a short but powerful book, detailing the ways in which the Queen and her family have made headlines over the years by activities and connections which, time and again, have shown poor judgment, demeaning behavior, or a lack of compassion.

Category News & Politics; Song God Save The Queen (Remastered ) Artist Sex Pistols; Writers John Lydon, Steve Jones, Paul Cook, Glen Matlock.Royal Babylon by Heathcote Williams review: broadside poetry nailed to palace door Timothy O’Grady admires a polemic epic poem by the author of Whale Nation and Autogeddon, a remorseless Author: Timothy O’Grady.